Thank You from Fairness at FairPoint

Amy MasciolaAid for Strikers, Community Support, StrikeLeave a Comment

To all the small businesses, families, community organizations, union brothers and sisters, and individuals who have offered support. THANK YOU    THANK YOU    THANK YOU Our battle for a fair contract with FairPoint Communications was a long one, and we are grateful for the countless visitors to our picket lines who offered their smiles and words of encouragement. We thank … Read More

Christmas Coming Early for Children of FairPoint Strikers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 22, 10 a.m. CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com Many of the 1,000-plus toys donated to children of FairPoint strikers are being distributed today on the picket line in South Burlington Public support for strikers is surging; in addition to toy drive, strike relief fund has received nearly $200,000 in donations With strike in its tenth … Read More

Portland Artists Holding Holiday “FunkFest for FairPoint Strikers”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Dec. 22, 8:30 a.m. CONTACT: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Portland’s own Model Airplane, Adam Waxman and Joe Farrell, and special guest Kenya Hall playing holiday fundraiser at Empire on Monday, Dec. 22 Benefit concert is latest surge in support for strikers, whose relief fund has received nearly $200,000 in donations since strike began Public support for … Read More

Update: Appeal for Unemployment Insurance in Maine

Amy MasciolaAid for Strikers, StrikeLeave a Comment

Yesterday, December 11, representatives of the IBEW Local 2327 and CWA Local 1400 participated in a preliminary hearing (by telephone conference) on our appeal for Unemployment Insurance in Maine. Company attorneys were also present. Of course, the company is fighting hard to prevent members from receiving unemployment insurance, and has gone so far as to suggest it will challenge the … Read More

Portland Artists Announce Holiday “FunkFest for FairPoint Strikers”

Amy MasciolaCommunity Support, Fundraiser, Press ReleaseLeave a Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 10, 2014 CONTACT: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.com Portland’s own Model Airplane, Adam Waxman and Joe Farrell, and special guest Kenya Hall to play holiday fundraiser at Empire on Monday, Dec. 22 Benefit concert is latest surge in support for strikers, whose relief fund has received nearly $150,000 in donations since strike began Public support for … Read More